African World Cup qualifying

Ethiopia wins, retakes group lead

March 24, 2013
By Press Association
Ethiopia climbed back to the top of its World Cup qualifying group -- but left it late to see off Botswana 1-0 on Sunday afternoon.

South Africa took over the leadership of Group A on Saturday with a 2-0 defeat of Central African Republic, but its stay at the summit lasted less than 24 hours as Sewnet Bishaw's side finally broke Botswana's resistance in Addis Ababa.

The game appeared to be drifting to a goalless conclusion when substitute Getaneh Kebede ran on to a through ball, ...

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